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The elements of a good working environment

31 Oct 2019 | Gudrun Ravetz

Experiences and the environment at work significantly shape our career progression and determine our engagement, enjoyment, and satisfaction with our job. Unsurprisingly, this all has an effect on retention in a job, something that the veterinary profession is challenged by.

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Can abattoirs meet our animal welfare expectations?

09 Aug 2017 | Gudrun Ravetz | Public health

BVA, alongside our specialist division the Veterinary Public Health Association (VPHA), have talked about the necessary culture of compassion within abattoirs, and our evidence based stance call for all animals to be stunned before slaughter. With these BVA priorities in mind, JVP John Fishwick and BVA president Gudrun Ravetz visited a lamb abattoir in Wales.

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Making vets' voices heard on Brexit

02 May 2017 | Gudrun Ravetz | The veterinary profession

Whatever your vote in the EU referendum last June, the result came as a shock to most of us! At the forefront of this was the personal impact the referendum outcome had on our EU colleagues living and working in the UK, who make a vital contribution to the UK veterinary workforce and who were, overnight, facing the uncertainty of their status being used as political bargaining chip in Brexit negotiations. 

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